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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 6, 1784 Continental Army accounts John Pierce Philip Audebert Discusses obtaining money for payment of Continental Army subsistence accounts
February 19, 1790 Pay Due to Family of Deceased Continental Officers Joseph Howell Henry Knox Discusses pay due to the heirs of deceased members of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War.
March 13, 1786 Settlement of the Continental Lines John Pierce Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Copies of documents needed to settle the accounts of the Continental Lines of the states are to be transmitted to the state executives
January 20, 1786 Settlement with a Continental Regiment John Pierce Henry Knox Discusses the settlement of the accounts of a Regiment from one of the states' Continental Line.
July 17, 1785 Settlement of Continental Accounts William Pierce Edward Carrington William Pierce asks Edward Carrington to have his Continental accounts settled with Andrew Dunscomb. Pierce, now a Georgia rice planter, inquires into the price of slaves in Virginia.
August 20, 1794 Delivery of Continental Stores Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Transportation and delivery of goods discussed.
September 23, 1785 Pay of Continental Officers John Pierce Richard Henry Lee Discusses the pay of the officers of the Continental line who served on the general staff in the Revolutionary War in regards to the case of Bryan Bruen
May 4, 1790 Requests information on Colonel Ely William McClay Joseph Howell Letter to the Commissioner of Army Accounts pertaining to the compensation to Colonel John Ely of the 2nd Connecticut Regiment, particularly how long he received pay as a colonel in the Continental Army. Requests additional information.
June 10, 1784 Letter to the Commissioner of Army Accounts Mason John Pierce Discusses the settlement of his accounts and the switching of continental securities for state notes
February 9, 1785 Payment of Continental troops and New York militia Peter Curtenius John Pierce Information on continental troops may be obtained by Joseph Gasherie. Mentions auditors and the liquidation of pay of Continental Troops. Discusses pay of New York militia officers while in captivity. Cannot designate who were continental and who were militia officers. Mentions settlements with Colonel Lee's legion. closes by discussing the falling of securities in New York.
November 6, 1798 Regarding a Power of Attorney Anthony Dey William Simmons Letter to the War Department Accountant concerning a power of attorney given from John McClanning, late a Continental soldier, to Cornelius Haring.
August 25, 1786 Petition of John Leseur John Pierce Charles Thomson The Commissioner for Settling the Accounts of the late Army has reported on the petition of John Leseur, which Pierce forwards to the Secretary of Congress. The complaint seems to be related to the depreciation of continental paper money.
March 2, 1796 Letter to the President of Congress John Pierce John Hancock The Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General writes John Hancock - the President of Congress - on the subject of officers in the Continental Army.
May 14, 1787 Money for the Continental bounties Joseph Howell Mrs. Martha Durkee Howell informs widow of Colonel Durkee that Captain Durkee received the certificates for pay retained from the Colonel. There are charges which bring the Colonel greatly indebted to the United States to the sum of $5200. Asks Mrs. Durkee if she might be able to shed any light on the matter and if so to inform Howell.
August 21, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Unknown Recipient Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General. Pierce was appointed by Congress for settling the pay accounts of the Revolutionary War Army. Mentions money and accounts in Maryland, South Carolina, and Virginia.
July 29, 1786 Letter to the Commissioner of Army Accounts Doctor John Brownley John Pierce Discusses the settlement of accounts, certificates, and commutation pay with the Commissioner of Army Accounts.
October 14, 1788 Depreciation accounts of Connecticut Line Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Joseph Howell Depreciation accounts of Connecticut Line for services before 1 January 1780.
June 15, 1786 Orders drawn by Treasury on receiver of continental taxes John Pierce Robert Fenner Sends orders drawn by Treasury on the receiver of Continental taxes for Fenner's state in favor of officers of line.
July 5, 1798 Contractor payment for services for Continental Troops [not available] Samuel Hodgdon Note by James McHenry to make payment to contractor Richard Parker for furnishing Continental troops with transportation, wood, keeping the rooms clean and in good order.
August 25, 1786 Report on the Petition of Absalom Baird John Pierce Unknown Recipient Report on the petition of Absalom Baird by the Commissioner of Army Accounts
January 27, 1784 Pay of Connecticut Continentals Oliver Wolcott, Jr. John Pierce Wolcott is requesting that Pierce inform him of the amounts that were provided by the Continental Army to pay the short term enlistees in the Connecticut militia. Since Connecticut had already provided for the pay of these men, it was not necessary for them to also be paid by the Army. He requests that receipts be provided so that Connecticut will know how much was provided.
April 25, 1786 Colonel Willett's regiment cannot be paid John Pierce Marinus Willett Informs Colonel Willett that his regiment cannot be paid because a resolution of Congress when the regiment was raised required that New York first fill up its Continental quota, which condition was not met.
December 8, 1784 Service of Ezra Coates William Winchester Office of Army Accounts, Paymaster General, Pay Office (1783-1792) William Winchester sends the paymaster general a voucher attesting to the service of Ezra Coates.
February 11, 1784 Settlement with Continental Regiments John Pierce A.W. Dunscomb States that the office is "retarded" in its settlement with the Line; mentions clothing accounts.
October 18, 1796 Claim of Continental Army soldier Peter Harris William Simmons Theodore Foster Discusses the claim of the administrator to the estate of Peter Harris, a late soldier of the Rhode Island Line (Continental Army), and its relation to the Act of Limitations.